Civic Report
No. 38 June 2003


Vouchers for Special Education Students: An Evaluation of Floridaís McKay Scholarship Program

Appendix A: Tables and Figures

 

 

Mild Disability

Major Disability

Under $30,000

Over $30,000

White

Nonwhite

Tuition and Fees Above the Scholarship

Table 35: Paying Tuition and Fees Above the Scholarship
Percent responding that they pay either nothing or less than $1,000 above the scholarship

Current participants

71.7%

66.7%

77.9%

82.1%

65.8%

67.6%

78.6%

Former participants

75.8%

74.7%

76.7%

77.4%

75.2%

72.3%

81.2%

Percent responding that they pay $1,000 or more above the scholarship

Current participants

27.3%

32.7%

21.0%

17.0%

33.3%

31.1%

21.0%

Former participants

21.9%

24.2%

19.8%

19.0%

24.8%

24.6%

17.6%

Demographics

Table 36: Severity of Childís Disability

 

Matrix 1 (Mildest)

Matrix 2

Matrix 3

Matrix 4

Matrix 5 (Severest)

 

 

Current participants

54.0%

28.7%

9.3%

5.7%

1.7%

 

 

Former participants

46.0%

36.3%

8.8%

6.0%

2.8%

 

 

Table 37: Childís Race

 

White

Black

Hispanic

Asian

Multiracial

Other

 

Current participants

62.7%

20.8%

12.7%

1.3%

1.7%

0.8%

 

Former participants

60.5%

24.7%

11.6%

0.0%

2.8%

0.5%

 

Table 38: Household Income

 

Under $20,000

$20,000-$ 30,000

$30,000-$ 40,000

$40,000-$ 60,000

Over $60,000

 

 

Current participants

17.3%

18.0%

15.8%

20.2%

23.0%

 

 

Former participants

17.7%

21.4%

12.1%

18.1%

24.2%

 

 

Table 39: Parentís Education

 

Less than High School

High School

Some College

Graduate d College

Graduate Degree

 

 

Current participants

7.0%

22.3%

37.3%

21.8%

11.0%

 

 

Former participants

9.3%

26.0%

33.5%

22.3%

7.9%

 

 

Table 40: Parentís Marital Status

 

Single (Never Married)

Married

Divorced or Separated

Widowed

Not Married and Living with Partner

 

 

Current participants

9.0%

69.5%

16.5%

2.5%

2.2%

 

 

Former participants

13.5%

57.7%

23.7%

2.8%

1.4%

 

 

Table 41: Parentís Birth Country

 

U.S.

Other

 

 

 

 

 

Current participants

82.7%

17.2%

 

 

 

 

 

Former participants

87.4%

12.1%

 

 

 

 

 

Table 42: Main Language Spoken in Household

 

English

Other

 

 

 

 

 

Current participants

94.0%

5.7%

 

 

 

 

 

Former participants

95.3%

3.7%

 

 

 

 

 

Table 43: Parentís Age

 

Under 30

30-39

40-49

50-59

Over 59

 

 

Current participants

2.7%

33.7%

49.5%

10.8%

2.2%

 

 

Former participants

2.3%

35.8%

42.3%

12.6%

4.7%

 

 

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